Almaty. September 15. Information Center - Air
Astana will resume direct flights from Almaty to Male in the Maldives on
October 9, 2021 Airbus A321LR and Boeing 767 aircraft will operate on the
Almaty-Male route four times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and
Air Astana previously operated flights to the Maldives from December 5, 2020 until May 24,
2021, prior to suspension due to government restrictions.
All passengers, including those who have been fully
vaccinated, require a negative PCR test certificate in English to enter the
Republic of Maldives.
Additionally, passengers need to complete a Traveler Health
Declaration 24 hours prior to departure.
Visas will be issued free of charge upon arrival at Male
Upon returning to Kazakhstan, all passengers must have a
negative PCR certificate, except those who have been fully vaccinated.
Air Astana is the flag carrier of Kazakhstan, based in Almaty.
Air Astana operates scheduled, domestic and international
services on 64 routes from its main hub, Almaty International Airport, and from
its secondary hub, Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport.
Almaty International Airport, formerly Alma-Ata Airport, is
a major international airport 15 km northeast of Almaty, the largest city and
commercial capital of Kazakhstan.
Almaty International Airport the busiest airport in
Kazakhstan, accounting for half of country’s passenger traffic and 68% of cargo